The Downtown Hattiesburg Farmer’s Market is held 3-6 p.m. each Thursday at Town Square Park. For more information visit, www.hattiesburgfarmersmarket.com. Seventh Day Adventist Church Farmers’ Market: 3-6 p.m., Sundays, in front of Home Depot. No charge for vendors to set up. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
July 3 ,5 ,9, 11 at 7:30 PM, July 6 at 2:00 PM, TAKING STEPS by Alan Ayckbourn, Performed by University of Southern Mississippi's Southern Arena Theater, Taking Steps is a delightful farce written by Alan Ayckbourn. The Hartwig Theatre. Admission: $14 adults; $12 faculty, staff, seniors, military; $8 students. Buy Tickets.
JULY 4-5, Fire It Up Team Roping, 9 AM. Fire It Up Productions is bringing Rope for the Rig - Truck and Trailer Roping! This event is free to spectators and will be an all day event starting at 9 AM each morning. Come in enjoy some of the best team roping in the South! With 2 arenas running on both days, this massive team roping is one of the best! Fire It Up will be giving away over $50,000 in cash and prizes, such as saddles, buckles, breastcollars, etc. to winners!!!!
July 7-11, Summer Camp: Animal Outlaws 1, 9 AM - 4 PM. Ages 5-7. Discover fun ways that animals break the law! Summer camps are packed with educational and fun games, stories, Animal Encounters, activities and so much more! Held at the Hattiesburg Zoo. For more information go to the Hattiesburg Zoo website. Admission: $150.
July 8-12, Missoula Children's Theatre Workshop Week, Auditions July 8, Performances July 12 at 11 AM and 3 PM. Held at the Saenger Theater in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. Pull up a seat at the round table, as Missoula Children’s Theatre brings King Arthur’s Quest to Hattiesburg! Back by popular demand, Missoula Children’s Theatre will bring the wonder and excitement of on-stage performance to Pine Belt students entering the first through twelfth grades with this fun-filled, week-long program.. To learn more, call the Saenger Theater at 601.584.4888 or go to http://www.hattiesburgsaenger.com/index.cfm/shows/missoula-childrens-theatre1/
July 8 - 19, Pump Boys and Dinette William Carey Dinner Theatre (CDT), Dinner is served at 7 and the performance follows. The show is a high energy musical comedy set between Frog Level and Smyrna, Georgia. It tells the story of four men who work at a gas station and two waitresses who own the Double Cupp Diner. The original music features Tony Award Best Musical nominated songs “The Night Dolly Parton Was Almost Mine,” “Farmer Tan,” “Closing Time,” and “Be Good or Be Gone.” The New York Times describes it as “a singular mixture of country-pop and musical theatre.” “Pump Boys” is conceived and written by John Foley, Mark Harwick, Debra Monk, Cass Morgan, John Schimmel and Jim Wann. - See more at: http://www.wmcarey.edu/carey-dinner-theatre/current-season#sthash.AkBHDQDM.dpuf
July 11-13, Fri. 10 AM exhibitions, Southern Summer Barrel Race, 3 PM 1st Go; Sat. 8 AM exhibitions, 12 PM 2nd Go; Sunday 10 AM-Finals, . The 2014 Summer Fun Run Barrel Race will take place at the JL Cartlidge Forrest County Multi Purpose Center in the Main Arena and will benefit Homes of Hope for Children located in Purvis, MS. Down South Productions, based out of Poplarville, Mississippi, will once again be producing the event. This year Down South Productions will be adding $6,000 in prize money plus awards and prizes to be given away to the top finishers of each day. Visit www.DownSouthPro.com for more information or to download an entry form.
July 14 - 18, Summer Camp: Animal Outlaws 2, Ages 8-10 Held from 9 AM - 4 PM. Admission: $150. Held from 9am - 4pm Discover fun ways that animals break the law! Summer camps are packed with educational and fun games, stories, Animal Encounters, activities and so much more!
July 22-26, Summer Camp: Catch Me If You Can 2, Ages 11-13, Held from 9 AM - 4 PM. Admission: $155. Have a mysteriously fun time learning about animal behavior while using your best detective skills! Includes Overnight Stay and Wildlife Show. Summer camps are packed with educational and fun games, stories, Animal Encounters, activities and so much more!
July 25 & 26, 2014 Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant, Showtime 8 PM. Celebrate 65 years of a Mississippi tradition with the crowning of Mississippi’s 2014 Miss Hospitality. Presented by VISITHATTIESBURG, the City of Hattiesburg and The University of Southern Mississippi, contestants from across the state will compete for the title and crown, and a ticket to travel throughout Mississippi promoting tourism and economic development. Held at the Saenger Theater in Historic Downtown Hattiesburg. Tickets: $17-$25.